NewEnergyNews: CLIMATE CHANGE AS A ‘WICKED’ PROBLEM

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    Thursday, May 01, 2014

    CLIMATE CHANGE AS A ‘WICKED’ PROBLEM

    Harrison Ford joins Tom Friedman as climate change correspondents in a new Showtime documentary series

    Peter Thomson, April 11, 2014 (Public Radio International)

    “Study after study suggests that many Americans don't understand climate change — and many don't yet buy it. They either don't believe that climate change is real, or don't believe that humans are largely responsible for it…[Showtime’s] new documentary series on climate change called, Years of Living Dangerously…[is] a different approach…[Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Friedman] says the series' somewhat amped-up approach is an appropriate response to the ‘wicked problem’ of climate change…It's wicked because it's slow moving…plays out over long periods of time…And it's the kind of problem where you'll never really know how serious it is, until it's too late…[I]t requires an enormous act of stewardship on behalf of one generation by another…Years of Living Dangerously uses Hollywood-style production values and ‘celebrity correspondents’ to create an allure that will attract people who might not otherwise watch a documentary series on climate change…[but] Harrison Ford is a long-time member of the board of Conservation International…[and] knows this field…” click here for more

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